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Q-Tip: Hunter education

Don Quilici

Those big game tags are awarded through various computerized drawings conducted by the Nevada Division of Wildlife (NDOW) at the Wildlife Administrative Office in Fallon.

The 2003 deadline for receiving big game hunting tag applications at the Fallon office is 5 p.m. on April 21.

Applications must be sent via an authorized postal service or by use of the Internet.

Anyone interested in applying for 2003 Nevada big game hunting tags, who still needs to take hunter education, should carefully note the following information:

Hunter education classes are offered at:

Carson City: April 5 (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Call 882-9904.

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Carson City: April 19 (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Call 882-9904.

Fallon: April 5 (8 a.m. – 4: 30 p.m.) Call (775) 423-3171.

Fallon: April 19 (8 a.m. – 4: 30 p.m.) Call (775) 423-3171.

Gardnerville: April 5 (Call for time) Call Ron Pierini at 782-9903.

Reno: April 9-10 (5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Call NDOW at 688-1559.

Reno: April 15-16 (5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.) Call NDOW at 688-1559.

Reno: April 19 (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Call NDOW at 688-1559. Note: Bring a lunch.

Reno: April 20 (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Call NDOW at 688-1559. Note: Bring a lunch.

Winnemucca: April 19 (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Call (775) 623-6565.

All students must pre-register, obtain course materials and complete a workbook prior to attending the class.

The classes will be taught by volunteer instructors certified by the Nevada Division of Wildlife NDOW).

Some of the subjects to be covered include the safe handling of rifles, pistols and handguns, hunter ethics, conservation, first-aid and wilderness survival.

The Carson City classes will be held at the Capital City Gun Club Clubhouse, just off Arrowhead Drive near the Eagle Valley West Golf Course.

For information, call Chris Vassey, hunter education coordinator for NDOW, at 688-1500 or go to website http://www.ndow.org.

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